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ASIC bans Sydney mortgage dealer for six years

ASIC bans Sydney mortgage dealer for six years


ASIC has banned a Sydney mortgage and finance dealer for six years from partaking in credit score actions after allegedly making false disclosures and mishandling house mortgage purposes amongst different offences.

The dealer, Qingshan Yu, was additionally banned from controlling a credit score enterprise and performing any operate in relation to carrying on a credit score enterprise whereas the regulator cancelled the Australian credit score licence of Yu’s firm, Actif Pty Ltd (Actif).

Actif held a credit score licence from November 9, 2010, and offered mortgage and finance broking providers together with arranging house loans.

ASIC decided that Yu contravened credit score laws by making false disclosures to ASIC in two successive annual compliance certificates and was poor in his dealing with of house mortgage purposes, which made it doable for false paperwork to be submitted to lenders in his identify.

The company regulator additionally discovered that Yu exhibited behaviour that was “inconsistent with the attributes of diligence, honesty, integrity and common sense” and was more likely to contravene credit score laws.

“(Yu) isn’t a match and correct particular person to take part within the credit score trade,” ASIC mentioned.

Yu’s banning and Actif’s licence cancellation took impact on June 28, 2023.

Actif and Yu have the precise to enchantment to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a overview of ASIC’s choice.

Part 80 of the Nationwide Client Credit score Safety Act permits ASIC to ban an individual from collaborating within the credit score trade if the particular person, amongst different issues, has “contravened any credit score laws, isn’t a match and correct particular person to interact in credit score actions, or isn’t adequately skilled to interact in credit score actions”.

Part 55 of the identical Act permits ASIC to droop or cancel a credit score licence if, amongst different issues, ASIC believes that the licensee is “more likely to contravene its normal conduct obligations, the match and correct particular person requirement isn’t glad, or the applying for the credit score licence was materially false or deceptive”.

ASIC maintains a banned and disqualified individuals register that offers details about individuals who have been disqualified from the involvement within the administration of a company, auditing self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs), or practising within the monetary providers or credit score trade.



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